The Story Of

The Story Of

Quirky, interesting and legendary automobiles.

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      • DBR1: Moss, shelby, Le Mans, World Champions

        When David Brown bought Aston Martin in 1947 he had a dream: that a car built by his new company would win the...

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      • M builds exciting cars that are fast around a track. RS makes cars for people with taste who want to go fast. ...

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      • Being old must be something that makes a Bentley more of a Bentley. They're like wine and whiskey and cheese ...

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      • Winged Warriors

        Like all of humanity’s best creations, the Ford Torino Talladega and Dodge Challenger Daytona were born out of...

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      • Peugeot 3008 DKR: Simply the Best

        Those suspension geometry changes must have really improved the car, and having most of the best drivers on yo...

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      • The Great Lap of Italy

        The Mille Miglia Regularly attracted 5 million spectators along its route. Who wouldn’t want to see beautiful ...

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      • Le mans to le shops: Mercedes CLK GTR

        The clk gtr was designed from the ground up to be a purebred racing car. the road-going versions required for ...

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      • Stirling Moss and the 722

        The SLR's edge was that under its magnesium bodywork it was essentially a Mercedes W196 Formula One car, which...

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      • Berlinette BÉBÉ

        "The skin consisted solely of blue paint, and they were so light, the wind had already dented them."

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      • if the rules allow it...

        jody Scheckter remains the only driver to have won an F1 race in a six-wheeled car, despite the fact that he h...

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      • for the wheels alone

        With an engine sitting ahead of the front axle and an exhaust exiting through the passenger door, Audi claimed...

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      • ready to rock

        Vaughn claims that this is a 9 second car at a drag strip which is kind of irrelevant as it almost never trave...

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      • the high price of refinement

        Mechanical brilliance from engineering magicians

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      • mclaren F1 GTR

        One of the greatest road cars ever becomes one of the greatest racing cars ever.

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      • Rear Wheel Rally Legend

        The Stratos was a purebred rally car and was by all accounts an awful road car with brutal performance and zer...

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      • Deutscher Muskel

        AMG especially understand the magic of a car with a massive V8 and enough torque to vaporize the rear tyres.

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      • cobra begets viper

        in 1988 Bob Lutz suggested that Chrysler build a 400 horsepower sports car with no driver assists. Management ...

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      • The citroën 2CV is a masterpiece in minimalism

        To ensure the 2CV's secrecy Boulanger had several of the prototypes buried around France, one converted into a...

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      • The Nio Ep9 is a bolt from the red

        The EP9's electric motors make as much torque as four and a half ford f350s.

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      • Swiss army knife on wheels

        The Unimog might just be the greatest land-based vehicle humanity has ever produced.

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      • Regera atop the holy trinity

        The cutting edge of road car innovation has 1800 horsepower and will do 255 mph.

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      • The (288 GTO) evoluzione of terror

        Not content with their amazing creation, Ferrari set to work once more. They wanted something nastier, scarier...

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      • Bandits of Burbank: Porsche 356 Outlaws

        When Rod Emory revealed his 356 to his friends they were shocked and amazed. The OUtlaw 356 had been born.

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      • Oh, to be a pro drifter

        V8 swaps in agile sports cars are nothing new, but they’ve never been done like this before.

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      • Smokey Yunick's 7:8 Scale Chevelle

        Smokey was brilliantly talented at skirting the rule book, and outright cheating when necessary too.

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